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Fed Raises Interest Rates Again Despite “Mystery” Over Lack of Wage Increases

14 June 2018
Fed Raises Interest Rates Again Despite “Mystery” Over Lack of Wage Increases

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suffers from the same disease infecting all those on the board: the hubris that they really know what's best for the economy.

Is the Fed Risking a Recession by Raising Interest Rates?

12 June 2018
Is the Fed Risking a Recession by Raising Interest Rates?

With the Fed likely to raise overnight bank lending rates by one quarter of one percent on Wednesday, observers are increasingly concerned that those increases may throttle Trump’s roaring economy...

Recession in Trump’s First Term?

03 May 2018
Recession in Trump’s First Term?

Even the hardiest skeptic cannot find clouds in the economy's sky. 

Tax Foundation: Average American Works 109 Days to Pay All of His Taxes

16 April 2018
Tax Foundation: Average American Works 109 Days to Pay All of His Taxes

This year’s Tax Freedom Day, which “represents how long Americans as a whole have to work in order to pay the nation’s tax burden,” falls on April 19 according to...

States Working to Restore Sound Money

30 March 2018
States Working to Restore Sound Money

VIDEO - A growing number of American states are taking action to restore sound money, reports correspondent Alex Newman for The New American. Among the recent victories in the ongoing...

Terrified of Tariffs?

26 March 2018
Terrified of Tariffs?

To judge from the impassioned cries of his opponents, one might think President Donald Trump’s tariff announcement on March 1 was the opening shot of a calamitous “trade war” that...

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Fed Raises Interest Rates Again Despite “Mystery” Over Lack of Wage Increases

14 June 2018
Fed Raises Interest Rates Again Despite “Mystery” Over Lack of Wage Increases

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suffers from the same disease infecting all those on the board: the hubris that they really know what's best for the economy.

Minimum Wage Hikes Take a Toll; Red Robin Announces Massive Layoffs

10 January 2018
Minimum Wage Hikes Take a Toll; Red Robin Announces Massive Layoffs

Even the government’s best intentions usually result in unintended negative consequences, and the new minimum wage increases that went into effect on January 1 in 18 states and 19 localities...

Mayweather’s Next Fight

05 September 2017
Mayweather’s Next Fight

Nearly everyone knows about the recent fight between boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial artist Conor McGregor. What people may not know, and may never have even considered, are the...

How to Pay for Tax Cuts

29 August 2017
How to Pay for Tax Cuts

Any tax reform plan that does not “pay” for tax cuts with cuts in spending is just a waste of time.

Robert Kiyosaki of Rich Dad: "We're Being Lied to and Ripped Off"

26 July 2017
Robert Kiyosaki of Rich Dad: "We're Being Lied to and Ripped Off"

VIDEO - On June 23 & 24, 2017, a "Red Pill" Expo was held in Bozeman, Montana by Freedom Force International. Correspondent Alex Newman was invited to the event, and...

Fracking’s Vicious Cycle Making Bondholders Nervous

20 July 2017
Fracking’s Vicious Cycle Making Bondholders Nervous

Investors in high-yield bonds issued by small fracking companies are getting nervous.

 

 

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